The Chainsmokers to headline at Summerfest 50 on July 4

The Chainsmokers will headline at Summerfest 50 in Milwaukee, Wisc. On July 4, 2017, according to an announcement from Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.  They will play at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, formerly Marcus Amphitheater, at the Meier Festival Grounds on the lakefront.

The artist/producer duo have become the hot young breakout story of 2016. Their breakthrough hits have earned numerous award nominations, including three Grammy, four American Music, two Billboards Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and two Teen Choice Awards. They have over five billion global streams and three multi-platinum singles, according to Milwaukee World Festival. Their multi-platinum hits include “Closer,” “Roses,” and “Don’t Let Me Down.” Their newest hit, “Paris,” sprung to the #1 spot on iTunes Top Songs and debuted at #7 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

The Chainsmokers are currently touring North America. The Chainsmokers: AEG Presents Memories Tour 2017 has dates scheduled at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Sprint Center in Kansas City and more.

Tickets to The Chainsmokers concert at Summerfest can be purchased at the Summerfest Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers online or by phone, Walmart stores. Tickets to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater will include general gate admission.

This will be the 50th anniversary year of Summerfest, known as “The World’s Largest Music Festival.” The 11-day event features over 1,000 performances on 11 stages, offering a variety of entertainment for every taste. Over 850,000 people attend the festival to enjoy the music, food, beverages, and the lakefront. Summerfest will take place June 28-July 2 and July 4-9 (closed July 3), from noon until midnight.

The Chainsmokers will join the great lineup of headliners at Summerfest 50. Headliners who have been announced previously include: Red Hot Chili Peppers on June 28, Luke Bryan with Brothers Osborne on June 29, Zac Brown Band on July 1, Pink on July 2, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on July 5 & 6. Additional headliners will be announced in the future.